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Frederick Washington LAWSON

Date of birth12 June 1869
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
OccupationCivil engineer
AddressThe Reservoir, King's Park, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinCristina Lawson, The Reservoir, King's Park, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company


Unit: Fld Coy ENG
Promotion date: 1 January 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Altered to Mention in Despatches. Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57, 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 2 October 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

Distinguished Service Order

CG 57
Source: 18/4/1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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